NOAA ALL HAZARDS WEATHER RADIO

NOAA ALL HAZARDS WEATHER RADIO


NOAA ALL HAZARDS WEATHER RADIO COVERS NEARLY ALL OF IOWA AND
NEBRASKA WITH MORE THAN 50 TRANSMITTERS SPREAD ACROSS BOTH STATES.
THE MAJORITY OF THE TRANSMITTERS WERE INSTALLED IN THE LAST 10
YEARS.

NOAA ALL HAZARDS WEATHER RADIO (NWR) IS A NATIONWIDE NETWORK OF
RADIO STATIONS BROADCASTING CONTINUOUS WEATHER INFORMATION DIRECT
FROM THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORECAST OFFICE. NWR BROADCASTS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WARNINGS...WATCHES FORECASTS AND OTHER
HAZARD INFORMATION 24 HOURS A DAY. WORKING WITH THE IOWA AND
NEBRASKA EMERGENCY ALERT SYSTEM (EAS)...NWR IS AN ALL HAZARDS
RADIO NETWORK...MAKING IT A PRIMARY SOURCE FOR COMPREHENSIVE
WEATHER AND EMERGENCY INFORMATION. NWR BROADCASTS WARNING AND
POST EVENT INFORMATION FOR ALL TYPES HAZARDS...BOTH NATURAL AND
MAN-MADE ENVIRONMENTAL.

SEVERE WEATHER AND MAN MADE HAZARDS TRANSMITTED OVER NWR WITH
THE 1050 MHZ TONE AND SENT TO THE EAS IN IOWA OR NEBRASKA ARE...

TORNADO WATCH AND WARNINGS
SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH AND WARNINGS
FLOOD WATCHES (UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES)
FLASH FLOOD WARNINGS
BLIZZARD WARNINGS
WINTER STORM WARNINGS
HIGH WIND WARNINGS
CIVIL EMERGENCY MESSAGES
911 OUTAGES
CIVIL DANGER WARNINGS
NUCLEAR ACCIDENT MESSAGES

CHILD ABDUCTION OR AMBER ALERTS ARE ISSUED WITH SAME EAS CODES
BUT NOT THE 1050 HHZ TONE.

KNOWN AS THE VOICE OF THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE...NWR IS
PROVIDED AS A PUBLIC SERVICE BY THE NATIONAL OCEANIC AND
ATMOSPHERIC ADMINISTRATION (NOAA). NWR REQUIRES A SPECIAL RADIO
RECEIVER OR SCANNER CAPABLE OF PICKING UP THE SIGNAL. BROADCASTS
ARE FOUND IN THE PUBLIC BAND AT THESE SEVEN FREQUENCIES (MHZ)...
162.400...162.425...162.450...162.475...162.500...162.525...162.550.

NOAA'S NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IS THE PRIMARY SOURCE OF
WEATHER...WATER AND CLIMATE INFORMATION. THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE OPERATES THE MOST ADVANCED WEATHER AND FLOOD WARNING AND
FORECAST SYSTEM IN THE WORLD HELPING TO PROTECT LIVES AND
PROPERTY AND ENHANCE THE NATIONAL ECONOMY.



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